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Lincoln residents enjoy Camp Dogwood

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Four of Lincoln County’s residents, along with residents from across the state, took a vacation last week and relaxed at Camp Dogwood. Located on Lake Norman, the camp was established in 1967 by the North Carolina Lions Foundation. The camp, which serves the blind and visually impaired, is the only…

Hair today, gone tomorrow

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Serving it up at Salem Industries

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Lincolnton declares ‘Independents’ Day

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The City of Lincolnton’s Business and Community Development Office is encouraging local residents to “Celebrate Independents Day” by shopping at locally owned, independent businesses. Mayor David Black and members of Lincolnton City Council declared July 1-14, 2008 Independents Days in Lincolnton at the council’s Thursday meeting. Residents of Lincolnton are…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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Where would you like to see a ‘downtown’ develop on the existing N.C. 16 in the next two decades, if at all? Lynne Gronning, Denver: “From a realistic standpoint, the only place I could really see it would be is down by Stacy’s Restaurant. There’s already so much development down…

Coming Up

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n Independence breakfast: Wear a flag pin on your lapel and don’t forget to bring your appetite. Webb’s Chapel United Methodist Church is hosting a breakfast this Friday, July 4, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. to raise funds for their new family life center building. Ham, bacon, eggs, biscuits,…

Untouchables’ co-owner began in the kitchen

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The Untouchables Burgers, Bakers and Pizza Makers has served Lincoln County residents for almost 25 years. Scott Gillian started washing dishes at the restaurant in 1984. Today, he is a co-owner. “Things have changed a lot since then,” Gillian said. Untouchables Pizza was founded as a “mom and pop store”…

More than gymnasticsat academy

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The name of Lake Norman Gymnastics Academy includes only one part of the Denver school’s curriculum. Gymnastics classes are available, along with cheerleading, dance, Kung Fu, tumbling and an array of adult fitness classes. Children as young as 18 months old can take a class to begin building the flexibility…

Denver church puts spotlight on missions

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This summer, Denver United Methodist Church is shining the spotlight on mission work. “We have three full groups,” the Rev. Stephen Knopp, executive pastor at Denver UMC, said. One group, made up of the youth from Denver UMC, has already come back from a mission trip to Georgia. “They actually…

Water runoff studied

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The health of east Lincoln County’s waterways, drinking water quality, the future cost of housing and water and sewer plant expansions: All may be impacted by a law aimed at managing storm water runoff. And within the next few weeks and months, the lines will be drawn. County and state…